Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program Grants

USDA is accepting applications for a total of $23 million in funding for its Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) to support the promotion and expansion of local and regional food systems.   Applications are due June 18, 2019

USDA Beginning Farmer Development Grant

USDA is currently accepting applications for its Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program to develop and offer education, training, outreach and mentoring programs to enhance the sustainability of the next generation of farmers.  A total of $14 million is available, and applications are due May 16, 2019.